Keith Yorek grew up on a dairy farm near Little Falls, Minnesota. In 2006, his parents had a plan: they would rent a barn down the road and put Yorek and his three siblings in charge of a herd of 35 cows. He was 10 years old at the time; his oldest brother was just 15.
Seeing inaction on the spread of a neurological animal disease, University of Minnesota researchers are ramping up a new program to bolster policy controlling the health emergency.
In her first campus-wide email, President-designate Joan Gabel announced she will appoint a search committee later this month to replace outgoing Executive Vice President and Provost Karen Hanson.
The full University Senate discussed a proposed policy on gender identity and expression for the first time in anticipation of voting on the policy at the May meeting. The latest draft of the policy, titled Equity and Access: Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Names and Pronouns, was presented to the University Senate on Thursday and primarily received vocal support.
The University of Minnesota outsources disposal of its old technology, recycling over a quarter million pounds of material in a year — but some wish they could buy retired computers from the college.
The record amount of snowfall in February is beginning to melt, raising concerns of flooding throughout the state. Students living around campus have dealt with flooded streets, and flooded basements have kicked off some students' spring breaks.
The University of Minnesota's search for President-Designate Joan Gabel was one of its most expensive ever, according to newly released expense reports.
While winter parking restrictions went into place on Feb. 27, students are still confused about where they can park without returning to find a ticket. Some students don’t see the need for additional restrictions, but first responders say they're essential to make streets passable.
As budget discussions ramp up, colleges and units across the University of Minnesota system are designating funds for possible reallocation.
The University of Minnesota carves out separate requirements for students to request permission before shooting video in public spaces on campus — guidelines that are more restrictive than those for outside media organizations.